Tag Archives: words

  1. Hated Words, Beloved Pronouns, and Political Bedfellows

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    January 19, 2016 by libroshombre

      Lake Superior State University has issued their list of “most hated words” for 2016. This is LSSU’s 41st annual …
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  2. Nonplussed Emojis Not My Fault

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    December 17, 2015 by libroshombre

      “Mea culpa,” or “my fault,” is probably my favorite Latin phrase; at least I use it the most. This …
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  3. Fat Ladies, Receipts, Recipes, and Love Talk

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    November 10, 2015 by libroshombre

    “Two Fat Ladies” is a delightful BBC cooking show featuring a couple of chubby upper-crust cooks who cruise around on …
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  4. Bubbles, Words, and Colors

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    October 27, 2015 by libroshombre

    “This world’s a bubble,” according to Saint Augustine, and I think he nailed it. I recently read a Slate.com article …
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  5. Admiral Wrangell, Word-Lists, and Venery

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    August 24, 2015 by libroshombre

    Fishing in Alaska with Outside college buddies can be challenging for librarians, whom many people believe contain all knowledge when …
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  6. Pronouncing, Vocabulary Building, and Murals

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    July 3, 2015 by libroshombre

    “Pronunciation Errors That Changed Modern English” was a fascinating TheGuardian.com article posted by David Shariatmadari in 2014. He noted that …
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